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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does A-Fu say the Black Tiger called the Green Tiger mockingly in Chapter 30?
2. What does Minli sneak out of after waking up in Chapter 26?
3. In Chapter 47, Ba points out that the rock Minli has brought home is what?
4. What does Minli hope to buy in the village in Chapter 27?
5. When Minli enters the Old Man of the Moon's walled courtyard, she sees many what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the Old man of the Moon tell Minli when she meets him? What question does she ask of him?
2. What happens when Minli and Dragon reach Never-Ending Mountain in Chapter 39? What solution does Minli come up with?
3. Who do the orphan girl and her brother turn out to be? What do they inform Minli about Great Green Tiger?
4. Who awakens Minli in Chapter 37? How do the villagers react to Dragon?
5. What happened when night came in the Story of Da-A-Fu's Ancestors?
6. Where do Minli and Dragon decide to stay in Chapter 27? What is nearby?
7. What does Minli encounter while trying to get to the village in Chapter 30?
8. What story does Ba relate in Chapter 40? Who created a pearl in the story?
9. What does Minli build a kite from in Chapter 39? What does it become?
10. What does A-Gong do to help Dragon in Chapter 33? What does he tell Minli?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the characters of the goldfish seller and his fortuneteller grandmother, Lao Lao. What is the moral of the goldfish seller's story? How does the goldfish seller play into the plot of the novel?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the character of Dragon in the narrative. What role does Dragon play to the plot and to Minli's journey? How did Dragon come into being?
Essay Topic 3
Define the term "protagonist" and how this role relates to Minli in the narrative. What is Minli's quest? How does she go about beginning her journey?
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